Image:Vshseal.jpg|right|thumb|150px|Seal of the Vermont Historical Society, with the motto ''''.
The '''Vermont Historical Society (VHS)''' was founded in 1838 to preserve and record the cultural history of the US state of Vermont. Headquartered in the old Spaulding School Building
in Barre (city), Vermont|Barre
, the '''Vermont History Center''' is home to the Vermont Historical Society's administrative offices, the Leahy Library
and a small book shop. In Montpelier, Vermont|Montpelier
the Society operates the '''Vermont History Museum''' in The Pavilion (government building)|the Pavilion
building, just east of the Vermont State House